Moving In-stream

By Andy Bachman

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, February 2010

This piece reflects on one rabbi's idea to integrate the non-synagogue affiliated group Brooklyn Jews with the Reform synagogue Congregation Beth Elohim. The piece highlights the rewards and challenges of trying to link and create a community which includes bridging generational gaps as well the ability of technology to strengthen dialogue across communities and within communities. The piece concludes by affirming the value of synagogues opening doors to different communities to increase opportunities to revitalize Jewish life.

Topic: Engagement, Generational Issues, Community Building, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 40/666

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Brooklyn, New York , New York , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use; Distribute link freely

Bibliographic Information:
Bachman, Andy. Moving In-stream. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. February 2010: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5064


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